American/Canadian/European Muslim - Authority, Leadership, Community building - updated 1/11

American/Canadian/European Muslim Community - Authority, Leadership, Community building

collected by Sheila Musaji

A Constitutional Amendment to Ban Islam?, Sheila Musaji http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/a_constitutional_amendment_to_ban_islam/

A defense of free speech by American and Canadian Muslims http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/a_defense_of_free_speech_by_american_and_canadian_muslims/

A Happy Masjid, Jawad Ali http://www.muslimwakeup.com/mainarchive/000386.php

A Leadership Primer: Why We Are Failing Miserably?, Habib Siddiqui http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/a_leadership_primer_why_we_are_failing_miserably1/

A memo to American Muslim leaders, Muqtedar Khan http://www.ijtihad.org/memo.htm

A Plea For Unity, Sheila Musaji http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/a_plea_for_unity/

A Tale of Two Dinners, Javeed Akhter http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/a_tale_of_two_dinners/

A Time for Healing, Imam Ghayth Nur (Lonnie) Kashif http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/a_time_for_healing/ 

A Time to Speak, Yahiya Emerick, http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/2002feb_comments.php?id=163_0_6_0_C

A widening chasm, Khalsoom Lakhani http://blog.dawn.com/2010/09/11/a-widening-chasm/

African American Muslims Key to Bridge Building in US, Aminah Beverly McCloud http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/african_american_muslims_key_to_bridge_building_in_us/

Akbar Ahmed’s Journey into America Highlights Muslim-American Diversity, M. Scott Bortot http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/akbar_ahmeds_journey_into_america_highlights_muslim-american_diversity/

America Represents ‘True’ Islamic Principles, Tammam & Patricia Adi, http://www.islamfortoday.com/adi05.htm

American Muslim Civic Leadership Institute (AMCLI) http://crcc.usc.edu/initiatives/amcli/

The American Muslim Community’s “Obama” Problem, Firas Ahmad   http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/the_american_muslim_communitys_obama_problem/

American Muslim Political Renaissance http://www.yale.edu/ypq/articles/dec96/dec96c.html

American Muslim Engagement in Politics, Imad ad-Dean Ahmad, http://www.islamfortoday.com/americanpolitics.htm

American Muslim Leaders Probe Problem Of Disaffected Youths http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/12/20/muslim-leaders-probe-prob_n_799384.html

American Muslim Political Reactions to Third World Dependence http://www.geocities.com/CollegePark/6453/politics.html

American Muslim Women Take on More Leadership Roles http://www.thetakeaway.org/2010/dec/29/muslim-woman-take-leadership-roles-us/

American Muslims Expound on Diversity, Cathy Armer, http://www.news.harvard.edu/gazette/2001/03.15/10-americanmuslims.html

American Muslims Have A Special Obligation, Ingrid Mattson, http://www.beliefnet.com/story/89/story_8987_1.html 

America’s Muslims Never Had to Unite Until Now, Peter Skerry http://www.mpac.org/popa_article_display.aspx?ITEM=333

American Muslims and “Integration”, Parvez Ahmed http://islam.about.com/od/currentissues/a/usa_integrate.htm 

American Muslims: Community at a Crossroads, Project MAPS, http://www.projectmaps.com/news/creport.htm

American Muslim Taskforce - Leaders Still Haven’t Learned Their Lesson http://www.muslimwakeup.com/mainarchive/000909.php#more

American Muslims: From Religious Parochialism to Bridge Builders, Ibrahim Kalin   http://users.wpi.edu/~msa/American%20Muslim%20Community.doc 

American Muslims Have a ‘Special Obligation’, Ingrid Mattson http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/american_muslims_have_a_special_obligation/ 

American Muslims Have Been Made Invisible, Sheila Musaji http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/american_muslims_have_been_made_invisible/ 

American Muslims Struggle for the Soul of Islam, Hassan Zillur Rahim, http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/2002june_comments.php?id=11_0_2_0_C

American Political Scene and American Muslims http://www.islamfortoday.com/usapolitics.htm

American Suspicion Of Muslims Grows: Interview with Zareena Grewal http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=129780832

America’s Crucial Choice: Religious Division Or Unity, Eboo Patel http://www.huffingtonpost.com/eboo-patel/division-vs-unity_b_702833.html

America’s Ideals Are Being Challenged By Cordoba House Controversy, Sheila Musaji http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/cordoba_house/0018179

America’s promise meant for everyone, Eboo Patel http://newsweek.washingtonpost.com/onfaith/eboo_patel/2010/08/hate_assailing_grace.html#more

America’s Two Muslim Congressmen Cogitate on the New York Mosque and the State of Islam in the U.S.  http://swampland.blogs.time.com/2010/08/18/americas-two-muslim-congressmen-cogitate-on-the-new-york-mosque-and-the-state-of-islam-in-the-u-s/#ixzz0xZCfD2MF

America’s “Good Muslims” Are Being Left Out to Dry , Abbas Barzegar http://www.huffingtonpost.com/abbas-barzegar/americas-good-muslims-are_b_686690.html

Answering Questions from American Muslims, Grand Mufti of Egypt, Shaykh Ali Gomaa http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/answering_questions_from_american_muslims/

Are American Muslims “The Enemy Within?”, Sheila Musaji http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/are_muslims_the_enemy_within1/

Between Nation and Umma: Muslim Loyalty in a Globalizing World, Yahya Birt http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/between_nation_and_umma_muslim_loyalty_in_a_globalizing_world/ 

Beyond the Condemnation of Terrorism, Louay Safi http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/beyond_the_condemnation_of_terrorism/

Blaming Islam:  Examining the Religion Building Enterprise, Louay Safi http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/blaming_islam/

Bridging the Atlantic divide between Muslims, Jalees Rehman http://www.altmuslim.com/a/a/a/4028/

British Muslims Speak Out About Loudmouths in Their Midst http://www.altmuslim.com/news_comments.php?id=1208_0_26_0_C

Can a good Muslim be a good American?, Sheila Musaji http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/can_a_good_christian_be_a_good_american/

Can I wear your kufi, brother?, Samar Luberto   http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/can_i_wear_your_kufi_brother1/

Can there be a discussion on Islam thats not STUPID???, Farish A Noor http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/can_there_be_a_discussion_on_islam_thats_not_stupid/

Can Women Be Imams?, Shaikah Halima Krausen http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/can_women_be_imams/

Case for an American Muslim Identity, Muqtedar Khan http://www.beliefnet.com/Faiths/2000/08/The-Case-For-An-American-Muslim-Identity.aspx

Challenge of Leadership Facing the American Muslim Community, Anisa Abd el Fattah, http://www.muslimedia.com/archives/special99/challen-us.htm

Challenges facing American Muslim women, Samer Hathout http://www.islamfortoday.com/americanmuslimwomen.htm

Chasm Between African Americans and Immigrant Muslims, Hasan Zillur Rahim http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/chasm_between_african_americans_and_immigrant_muslims1/

Civil, Democratic Islam: America’s Desperate Search for the ‘Liberal’ Muslim, Yoginder Sikand http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/civil_democratic_islam_americas_desperate_search_for_the_liberal_muslim/

Civil rights and the patriot act, TAM article collection http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/civil_rights_and_the_patriot_act/

Community at a Crossroads, Parvez Ahmed http://www.altmuslim.com/a/a/a/2945/

Community Members Encourage Coalition Building http://www.islam-online.net/English/News/2002-04/01/article08.shtml

Comparing Classical American with Classical Islamic Thought: A Review of Omar Tarazi, Dr. Robert Dickson Crane http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/comparing_classical_american_with_classical_islamic_thought_a_review_of_oma/

Confronting Online Radicalization of Muslim Youth, Shahed Amanullah http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/confronting_online_radicalization_of_muslim_youth/

Confusion of the Scholars, Yahiya Emerick, http://theamericanmuslim.org/2002jan_comments.php?id=171_0_7_0_C

Converts - TAM article collection http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/resources_for_new_muslims_article_collection/

Cordoba House incident, TAM article collection http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/muslim_cultural_center_and_mosque/

The Creative Mission of Muslim Minorities in the West: Synthesizing the Ethos of Islam and Modernity, Louay Safi http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/the_creative_mission_of_muslim_minorities_in_the_west_synthesizing_the_etho/

Crescent University, A Critique and a Vision, Altaf Bhimji, http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/2002aug_comments.php?id=24_0_13_0_C

Crisis of Authority in Islam, Richard W. Bulliet, http://theamericanmuslim.org/2003sept_comments.php?id=339_0_22_0_C

Criticism Strengthens Community, Abdul Malik Mujahid, http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/2002aug_comments.php?id=25_0_13_0_C

Daring to be European Muslims, H. A. Hellyer   http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/daring_to_be_european_muslims_2/

Dawa By Any Means Necessary, Pamela Taylor http://www.muslimwakeup.com/mainarchive/000513.php

Dealing with the Siege Mentality among Muslims, Farish A Noor http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/dealing_with_the_siege_mentality_among_muslims/

Dear Mr. President, are we still within the bounds of reasonable discourse?, Sheila Musaji http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/dear_mr._president/

Defeating Stereotypes: Muslims in America, Nancy Paik, http://www.islamfortoday.com/stereotypes.htm

Demographic Facts: Muslims in America http://usinfo.state.gov/products/pubs/muslimlife/demograp.htm

Demanding Professionalism in Our Masajid, Yahiya Emerick, http://www.islamfortoday.com/emerick6.htm

Democracy and Islam, TAM article collection http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/democracy_political_order/

Determining Islamic Authority in North America, Asma Barlas,
Part I - http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=story_11-3-2003_pg3_4
Part II - http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=story_25-3-2003_pg3_3 

Directory of Experts on Islam and Muslim Affairs Published http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/directory_of_experts_on_islam_and_muslim_affairs_published/

Dispute Resolution, http://www.isna.net/Library/Papers/community/IslamicInterpersonalConflictIntervention.asp

Emerging American Muslim Leaders Create Network Of Support http://www.neontommy.com/2010/03/emerging-muslim-leaders-have-a 

Empowering Islam in America:  Political Guidelines, Dr. Robert D. Crane http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/empowering_islam_in_america_political_guidelines/

Enough Is Enough: A Blueprint for Enlightened Friday Sermons in Our Mosques, Hasan Zillur Rahim http://www.muslimwakeup.com/mainarchive/000297.php

Essence and Perception:  Changing the Perception of Islam in the West, Dr. Robert D. Crane http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/essence_and_perception_changing_the_perception_of_islam_in_the_west/

Excellence in Islamic Education, Jeremy Henzell-Thomas http://thebook.org/tep-articles/excellence.shtml

Expressions of Islam in America http://www.islamfortoday.com/america11.htm

Family Law Issues Affecting American Muslims, Azizah al-Hibri, http://www.islamfortoday.com/familylaw.htm

Flight From the Masjid, Zaid Shakir http://www.zaytuna.org/flightfromthemasjid.html

Fort Hood Tragedy: What Muslims Know and what non-Muslims conveniently don’t, Robert Salaam http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/fort_hood_tragedy_what_muslims_know_and_what_non_muslims_conveniently_dont/

Fort Hood:  A Defining Moment for Muslim Americans, Salam al Marayati http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/fort_hood_a_defining_moment_for_muslim_americans/

Freedom of Thought, IJTIHAD, Interpretation, IJMA, Islamization of Knowledge, TAM article collection http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/freedom_of_thought_ijtihad_interpretation_ijma_islamization_of_knowledge/

Future of Islam in the U.S., Dr. Ja’far Sheikh Idris, http://www.islaam.com/Article.aspx?id=526

Future of Islam in America, Eboo Patel http://newsweek.washingtonpost.com/onfaith/eboo_patel/2010/08/the_future_of_islam_in_america.html

Gender issues, TAM article collection http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/gender_issues/

Generation M: Growing Up Muslim in America http://www.altmuslim.com/family_comments.php?id=P1207_0_16_0_C

God Bless Islam with Courageous Leadership, Ebrahim Moosa http://www.religiondispatches.org/archive/politics/3302/god_bless_islam_with_courageous_leadership/

Hey, America: I’m a Muslim, let’s talk, Mona Eltahawy http://palestinenote.com/cs/blogs/blogs/archive/2010/09/14/hey-america-i-m-a-muslim-let-s-talk.aspx

How can we view Muslims as Americans?, Asma T. Uddin http://www.altmuslim.com/a/a/a/3856

How Liberal Mosque Defenders Are Playing into the Hands of the Islamophobes, Aisha Ghani http://www.alternet.org/story/147952/how_liberal_mosque_defenders_are_playing_into_the_hands_of_the_islamophobes

How the Florida pastor and the New York imam can live their faiths, Akbar Ahmed http://religion.blogs.cnn.com/2010/09/08/opinion-how-the-florida-pastor-and-the-new-york-imam-can-live-their-faiths/

How should Muslims react to burning the Qur’an, Nihad Awad http://usa.mediamonitors.net/content/view/full/78084

Human Responsibilities and Rights in the Shari’ah: An Advanced Primer, Dr. Robert D. Crane http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/tam/recent 

I am a Muslimarican, Qasim Basir http://www.huffingtonpost.com/qasim-basir/muslimerican_b_685553.html?ref=fb&src=sp#sb=1174902,b=facebook 

Images of Islam in America http://12.151.162.56/sa/pubs/SA_World/sep_oct2004/p16_promises.pdf

Immigrant American Muslims and the Moral Dilemmas of Citizenship, M. Muqtedar Khan, http://www.islamfortoday.com/khan04.htm

Influencing Culture Change: A Call to American Muslims, Tariq Nelson http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/influencing_culture_change_a_call_to_american_muslims/

Interfaith Dialogue a Moral Duty to Finding Common Ground, Louay Safi http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/interfaith_dialogue_a_moral_duty_to_finding_common_ground/

Interfaith dialogue issues, TAM article collection http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/interfaith_dialogue_issues/

Interview with Jack Shaheen - more leadership needed http://seminal.firedoglake.com/diary/68131

Intolerance and Islam since 9/11, Eboo Patel http://onfaith.washingtonpost.com/onfaith/eboo_patel/2010/09/since_911.html#more

Is America Becoming More Islamophobic?, Saif Ansari http://www.hyphenmagazine.com/blog/archive/2010/09/america-becoming-more-islamophobic

Is Sharia law reconcilable with modernity?, Sh. Ali Gomaa http://newsweek.washingtonpost.com/onfaith/guestvoices/2010/08/is_sharia_law_reconcilable_with_modernity.html

Islam in Europe and the U.S., CSIS, http://www.csis.org/islam/islamineurope.pdf 

Islam in the U.S., Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Islam_in_the_United_States

Islam and Columbus’ America, Dr. T.B. Irving, http://admin.muslimsonline.com/babri/columbus1.htm

Islam and the Challenge of Democracy by Khaled Abou El Fadl
http://www.bostonreview.net/BR28.2/abou.html 

Islam in the U.S. Fact Sheet, http://www.islamfortoday.com/historyusa4.htm

Islam in America, TAM article collection http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/islam_in_america/

Islamophobia no longer questioned - even by our elected representatives, Sheila Musaji http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/islamophobia_no_longer_even_questioned/

Islamophobia, TAM article collection http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/islamophobia_real_or_imagined/0016131

Islam’s Crossroads: Islamic Leadership, Akbar S. Ahmed http://www.islamfortoday.com/akbar02.htm

Islam’s Encounter with American Culture: Making Sense of the Progressive Muslim Agenda, Louay Safi http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/islams_encounter_with_american_culture_making_sense_of_the_progressive_musl/

It’s about the community, stupid, Abed Z. Bhuyan http://www.altmuslim.com/a/a/a/3922/

LABELS -Moderate-Liberal-Secular-Progressive-Fundamentalist-Militant-Reconstructionist-Wahabi-Salafi, TAM article collection http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/labels_moderate_liberal_secular_progressive_fundamentalist_militant_reconst
The Leadership Failure of Park51 (Cordoba House), Hussein Rashid http://www.religiondispatches.org/dispatches/husseinrashid/3184/the_leadership_failure_of_park51__

A Leadership Primer: Why We Are Failing Miserably?, Habib Siddiqui http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/a_leadership_primer_why_we_are_failing_miserably1/

Lessons Learned From the Arab American Leadership Conference Convened by the State Dept., James Zogby http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/lessons_learned_from_the_arab_american_leadership_conference_convened_by_th/

Looking for new ways to engage, Remona Aly http://www.islamicity.com/articles/Articles.asp?ref=AM1012-4411

Lord Nazir Ahmed Slams the Backward Mafia That Run U.K. Mosques http://www.isna.net/news/miniheadlines.asp?dismode=article&artid=294

Lost and leaderless, Rafia Zakaria http://www.altmuslim.com/a/a/a/3763/

Mediation, http://www.isna.net/Library/Papers/community/ValuesSheet.asp

Message to the Muslim People of the United States and Canada, Sulayman Nyang http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/message_to_the_muslim_people_of_the_united_states_and_canada1/

The Mission of Imams in America: Marginalizing Extremists by Revealing the Real Truth About Muhammad, Dr. Robert D. Crane http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/the_mission_of_imams_in_america_marginalizing_extremists_by_revealing_/

Moderate Muslims under siege, Khaled Abou El Fadl   http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/moderate_muslims_under_siege/

The “Mosque controversy” demonstrates how passive and unorganized the Arab and Muslim Americans truly are, Hussein Ibish http://www.ibishblog.com/blog/hibish/2010/08/20/%E2%80%9Cmosque_controversy%E2%80%9D_demonstrates_how_passive_and_unorganized_arab_and_muslim

Moving Beyond Theory http://www.islamfortoday.com/emerick4.htm

The Mosque, Hesham Hessabala http://www.islamicity.com/articles/Articles.asp?ref=IC0404-2279

Muslim Activism in the U.S. Showing Signs of Maturity, Javed Akhter http://www.ispi-usa.org/currentarticles/muslimactivism.html

Muslim American problems rooted in our inability to highlight our Americaness, Robert Salaam http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/muslim_american_problems_rooted_in_our_inability_to_highlight_our_americane/

Muslim American Voters Left Out in the Cold, William Fisher http://ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=40825

Muslim community at a crossroads with a leadership vacuum, J. Hashim Brown   http://articles.cnn.com/2010-09-02/opinion/muslim.community.crossroads_1_islam-and-muslims-islamic-society-shariah?_s=PM:OPINION

Muslim Community Leaders and American Politicians: Moving Forward, Abdulrahman El-Sayed http://www.huffingtonpost.com/abdulrahman-m-elsayed/muslim-community-leaders_b_420042.html

Muslim Community Members Encourage Coalition Building, Ayesha Ahmad, http://www.islam-online.net/English/News/2002-04/01/article08.shtml

Muslim Introspection and the Information Age http://thebook.org/tep-articles/excellence.shtml

Muslim leaders of tomorrow conference http://www.muslimleadersoftomorrow.org/

Muslim Names?:  A Rose by Any Other Name…, Sheila Musaji http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/muslim_names_a_rose_by_any_other_name/0013650

Muslim Women Scholars and Religious Authority, by Zahra Ayubi, Nimat Hafez Barazangi & Tayyibah Taylor http://www.azizahmagazine.com/Features/Feature_6-2_SpecialReport.html 

Muslims & Arabs discuss current wave of Islamophobia, Arabophobia, and anti-mosque hysteria, TAM article collection http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/muslims_arabs_discuss_current_wave_of_islamophobia_arabophobia_and_ant/

Muslims in America: Identity and Participation, Dr. Aminah McCloud
http://www.ispi-usa.org/policy/policy5.html

Muslims in the U.S., Editors Philippa Strum & Danielle tarantolo, http://wwics.si.edu/topics/pubs/DUSS_muslims.pdf

Muslims, Islamic Law and Public Policy in the United States,  Sherman Jackson
http://www.ispi-usa.org/policy/policy4.html

Muslims in America, gustav Niebuhr, http://www.carnegie.org/reporter/04/muslims/index.html 

Muslims in America: Identity and Participation, Aminah McCloud http://www.ispi-usa.org/policy/policy5.html

Muslims in the U.S., Asma Barlas, Part I -  http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=story_17-6-2003_pg3_4
Part II - http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=story_1-7-2003_pg3_4

Muslims in the West, Akbar S. Ahmed, http://muslim-canada.org/livingislam3.html

Muslims, Islamic Law and Public Policy in the U.S., Dr. Sherman Jackson, http://www.ispi-usa.org/policy/policy4.html

My First Year as a Muslim, 10 Years Later, Jeremiah McAuliffe, http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/2002aug_comments.php?id=33_0_13_0_C

My grandchildren and the mosque, Leslie Sinclair http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/my_grandchildren_and_the_mosque/

National Coalition of African American Muslims Formed http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/national_coalition_of_african_american_muslims_formed/

National Council of Imam’s and Islamic Centers
- Founding Meeting http://www.muslimnews.co.uk/news/news.php?article=7379

National Islamic Leaders Summit in NYC 2010 http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/national_islamic_leaders_summit_in_nyc/

Normalizing Islam in America http://www.islamicity.com/articles/Articles.asp?ref=IC0308-2068

North American Muslims Determined to Counter Violence and Terrorism, Sheila Musaji http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/north_american_muslims_determined_to_counter_violence_and_terrorism/

Notion of Shura, Shura and Democracy, Dr. Tariq Ramadan http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/notion_of_shr_shr_or_democracy/ 

Obamaphobia and Islamophobia Revisited, Sheila Musaji http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/obama1/
 
Opportunities Facing American Muslim Women, Asifa Qureishi http://www.islamfortoday.com/americanmuslimwomenopportunities.htm

Our Imam Problem, Muneeb Nasir http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/our_imam_problem/ 

Our Own Worst Enemy, Enver Masud http://www.twf.org/News/Y2001/0620-United.html

Problems of Womens’ Space in Masjids - Focus on Chicago, Abdul Malik Mujahid http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/problems_of_womens_space_in_masjids_focus_on_chicago/

Qualities of an Exemplary Leader, Zaid Shakir http://www.islamicity.com/articles/articles.asp?ref=NI0804-3560&p=1

Religion and Public Policy, Louay M. Safi http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/religion_and_public_policy/ 

Religion building, TAM article collection http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/religion_building/

Religious Authorities in Islam, Asma Barlas, http://www.crescentlife.com/spirituality/religious_authority_in_islam.htm

Religious extremism: Muslim challenge and Islamic response, Dr. Robert D. Crane   http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/religious_extremism_muslim_challenge_and_islamic_response/

Rethinking the Masjid in America, Abdul Malik Mujahid, http://theamericanmuslim.org/2002jul_comments.php?id=57_0_11_0_C

The Road to American Muslim Political Empowerment, Abdullah A. Al-Arian http://wrmea.org/archives/March_2004/0403074.html

Role of Crescent University, Dr. Robert D. Crane, http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/2002aug_comments.php?id=36_0_13_0_C

Roles of a Mosque in a Muslim Community, Shahed Athar http://islam-usa.com/e60.htm

Roots of Misconception:  Euro-American Perceptions of Islam Before and After 9/11, Ibrahim Kalin http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/roots_of_misconception_euro_american_perceptions_of_islam_before_and_a/
 
Saving our youth from the disease of radicalism, Dr. Ali Shehata http://www.altmuslim.com/a/a/a/4076/

Selective Hearing of Muslim Voices Against Extremism and Terrorism, Sheila Musaji http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/selective_hearing_of_muslim_voices_against_extremism_and_terrorism/0012212

Shakeup At US Muslim Org Causes Ouster Of Executive Director, Shahed Amanullah http://www.altmuslim.com/a/a/b/1743/

Shia - Sunni Unity, Dr. Shahid Athar, http://www.al-huda.com/Article_9of26.htm

Shia and Sunni Unity, TAM article collection http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/shia_sunni/

Silence of the Imams, Hassan Zillur Rahim, http://theamericanmuslim.org/2002jul_comments.php?id=58_0_11_0_C 

Sources of Authority in Islam, Asghar Ali Engineer, http://www.csss-isla.com/IIS/archive/2001/july.htm

State of Emergency: Friday Khutbahs in the United States, Hesham A. Hassaballa http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/state_of_emergency_friday_khutbahs_in_the_united_states/

Sufis and Salafis of the West: Discord and the Hope of Unity, Yahya Birt http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/sufis_and_salafis_of_the_west_discord_and_the_hope_of_unity/

Sunni Shia Unity, Sheila Musaji http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/sunni_shia_unity/ 

Time for Muslims to expect more from our leaders, Shahed Amanullah http://www.altmuslim.com/a/a/a/2110/

Time to Listen to Muslim Majority in the U.S., Ahmed Nassef http://www.muslimwakeup.com/mainarchive/000727.php#more

Toward women friendly mosques, Louay Safi http://www.isna.net/articles/ILDC-Articles-Archives/Toward-Women-Friendly-Mosques.aspx

Tradition or Extradition, Shaikh Abdul Hakim Murad http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/tradition_or_extradition/

Undercover Mosque Documentary and Extremist Imams, Sheila Musaji http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/undercover_mosque_documentary/

Unique Challenges and Opportunities of Western Muslims in the 21st Century, James Morris http://thebook.org/tep-articles/UniqueMorris_htm.shtml

Unity Lacking Between Muslim Groups, Rchel Zoll http://redding.com/currents/religion/stories/20030830religion074.shtml

U.S. Government and American Muslims Engage to Define Islamophobia, Muqtedar Khan http://www.ijtihad.org/Islamophobia.htm

U.S. Muslim Engagement Initiative http://www.usmuslimengagement.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=15&Itemid=44

VIDEOS: 
-  American Muslims http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=guvzGVIEJKk
-  “Bean Pie My Brother?: A Slice of American Muslim History” http://www.linktv.org/onenation/films/view/131#
-  civic engagement in the American Muslim community http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AvXELANuy5k
-  CNN Report on Converts to Islam in America http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PN-EfgU7PW4
-  Difference between Sunni and Shia, Abdal Hakim Murad http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iMhgt3JRqeU
-  History of Islam in Europe http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=4948121296578586703&q=islam
-  Inside Edition Report on Converts to Islam in the U.S. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MxY-uUOs01o
-  Interview with Jeffrey Lang on why he became Muslim (3 parts) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2z73ohM_Rjw&feature=related
-  Interview with Hamza Yusuf on Islam in America http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2b4ucnJ8Kio&feature=related
-  Love for Humanity, Imam Zaid Shakir http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6t5MK7Q9MCw
-  Muslim influence on America and the West, Abdal Hakim Murad http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TOrWrLpBUrw
-  Muslim Like Me (converts in U.S.)  http://www.myfoxkc.com/myfox/MyFox/pages/sidebar_video.jsp?contentId=2362166&version=1&locale=EN-US
-  “Sunnah, Shari’ah, Sectarianism and Ijtihad” by Abdal Hakim Murad http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iMhgt3JRqeU&mode=related&search=
-  Turning Muslim in Texas http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-9184353144432289069&q=islam&hl=en

Vision of a New Islam, Fareena Alam http://observer.guardian.co.uk/comment/story/0,6903,1185265,00.html

WANTED: Inclusive Muslim Spaces, Muneeb Nasir http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/wanted_inclusive_muslim_spaces/

What goes first for American Muslims?, Abdelrahman Rashdan http://www.altmuslim.com/a/a/a/3233/

What makes American Muslims unique?, M. Aurangzeb Ahmad http://www.altmuslim.com/a/a/a/2405/

When A Cultural Paradigm is Divisive: Building a Strong Muslim Community, Amad Shakur http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/when_a_cultural_paradigm_is_divisive_building_a_strong_muslim_community/

When You’re a Statistic - How Do You Respond?, Hamza Yusuf http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/when_youre_a_statistic_-_how_do_you_respond/0018327

Where is American Muslim Leadership in Cordoba House/Park 51 Controversy?, Sheila Musaji http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/cordoba_house1/ 

Whither Muslims?, Dr. Aslam Abdullah http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/whither_muslims/

Who represents American Muslims? No one, Farhana Qazi (leadership) http://newsweek.washingtonpost.com/onfaith/guestvoices/2010/08/who_represents_american_muslims_no_one.html 

Who Speaks for Islam?, Dr. Abdul Cader Asmal http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/who_speaks_for_islam/ 

Why are Muslims the Dregs of the World,  Mere Scum at the Bottom of the Barrel?, Dr. Robert D. Crane http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/why_are_muslims_the_dregs_of_the_world_mere_scum_at_the_bottom_of_the_barre/

Women in mosques - No curtains, no walls, no partitions!, Muzammil Siddiqi http://www.islamfortoday.com/womeninmosques2.htm 



TAM article collections on many topics at http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/muslim_voices_against_extremism_and_terrorism_2/

First published on TAM January 4, 2003


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